“Statistics are like bikinis. What they reveal is suggestive, but what they conceal is vital.” – Aaron Levenstein

“The plural of anecdote is not data.” – Roger Brinner

“In God we trust. All others must bring data.” – W. Edwards Deming

“Facts are stubborn, but statistics are pliable.” – Mark Twain

“Statistics: the only science that enables different experts using the same figures to draw different conclusions.” – Evan Esar

“Torture numbers, and they’ll confess to anything.” – Gregg Easterbrook

“The greatest value of a picture is when it forces us to notice what we never expected to see.” – John Tukey

“Statistics show that of those who contract the habit of eating, very few survive.” – George Bernard Shaw

“The purpose of computing is insight, not numbers.” – Richard Hamming “The statistics on sanity are that one out of every four people is suffering from a mental illness. Look at your 3 best friends. If they’re okay, then it’s you.” – Rita Mae Brown

“You can have data without information, but you cannot have information without data.” – Daniel Keys Moran

“The numbers have no way of speaking for themselves. We speak for them. We imbue them with meaning.” – Nate Silver

“Statistics are like a bikini; what they reveal is suggestive, but what they conceal is vital.” – Scott Fortmann-Roe SANT RAJINDER SINGH JI MAHARAJ QUOTES

“It is the mark of a truly intelligent person to be moved by statistics.” – George Bernard Shaw

“The plural of anecdote is not data.” – Frank Kotsonis

“In statistics, we get to play with numbers and make them tell interesting stories.” – Susan Gerhart

“Statistics are the flashlight under the streetlamp; giving light only where it is already bright.” – Ray Ball

“The statistician is the scientist of our era, the high priest of the temple of quantification.” – Hans Rosling

“Good statistics are invisible. You get credit for high standards which you pass over.” – Leland Wilkinson

“To understand God’s thoughts we must study statistics, for these are the measure of his purpose.” – Florence Nightingale

“Give me a problem with initial conditions, and I can work miracles. Give me a problem with data, and I can solve it.” – John Tukey

“Statistics are the grammar of science.” – Karl Pearson

“Statistics are the torches that shed light on dark unknowns.” – Frederic Sheldon

“The best thing about being a statistician is that you get to play in everyone’s backyard.” – John Tukey

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